Monday, June 2, 2014

PEAS MASALA

PEAS MASALA

This recipe for a delightful dish made of green peas which goes well with rotis etc is adapted from a popular blog, Jeyashri's Kitchen.




Ingredients:
  • Green Peas, 1 cup (cooked/frozen)
  • Onions, 2
  • Tomato, 1
  • Coriander leaves, chopped, a handful
  • Green Chillies, 3-4
  • Cashews, 5-6
  • Curds, 1 tbsp.
  • Kasoori Methi, 2 pinches
  • Garlic, 2 pods
  • Milk, 1/2 cup
  • Garam Masala, 2 pinches
  • Oil, 2 tbsp.
  • Salt, to taste
Method:
Chop the onions and tomato roughly
In a pan, heat 1 tsp of oil and fry the onions, tomato and coriander leaves, green chillies and garlic, saute for a few minutes
Soak cashews in warm water for about 10 minutes and grind along with curds into a smooth paste
Grind onion tomato mixture into a fine paste
In a pan heat oil, add onion paste and cashew curd paste. Mix well. Saute for a few  minutes on low flame.
Add garam masala, saute well till oil leaves the sides
Now add the peas, ( used cooked peas if you are using fresh peas, I have used frozen peas)
Add the milk and a little water to get a gravy consistency
Add salt, cover and cook for a few minutes till the masala gets well blended with the peas
Add kasoori methi and finally garnish with coriander leaves
Serve hot with rotis.